I began my professional career in 1979 as Petroleum Geologist for ARCO Exploration... more
I began my professional career in 1979 as Petroleum Geologist for ARCO Exploration Company. Fourteen years later, when BP acquired ARCO, I enrolled in law school and became an attorney focusing on oil and gas transactions and environmental issues. Following several years of private practice at large law firms, I became VP and General Counsel for a mid-sized oil and gas company on the NYSE that... view profile
Oil and gas attorneys have experience advising oil companies and individuals on all aspects of producing and selling oil. An oil and gas attorney's services include advice on acquiring sub-surface and mineral rights, title examinations for oil and gas exploration and production,Â oil well drilling, permits to drill, oil production, gas transport, storage and distribution, oil and gas royalties, taxation, valuation, land use, and land rights. If you are involved in the production and sale of oil or gasoline, an oil and gas attorney will be useful.